Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Bioinformatics Engineer/Senior Bioinformatics Engineer

Location: South San Francisco, CA or New York, NY or Remote

Reports To:

Senior Director, Discovery Bioinformatics

Position Summary

Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Bioinformatics Engineer to join our Discovery Bioinformatics group. The successful candidate will work with scientists and engineers to facilitate deep exploration of multidimensional clinical and preclinical omics data. They will provide the engineering leadership to build creative solutions to challenging data problems.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

The successful candidate will have a flexible, learning mindset to design and deliver scientific databases, create workflows to process and analyze high-dimensional data. This will include development of self-service analytics tools to enable and facilitate the real-time analysis of scientific data within our research community. This position will lead local and off-shore engineering teams to deliver informatics solutions focused on data accessibility, quality, and reproducibility.

Required Qualifications and Background

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in software development, including database designs, maintaining full-stack applications and data pipelines
  • Documented track record delivering and deploying large-scale informatics production solutions in the cloud
  • Familiarity with containerization, RESTful web service development, relational and non-relational databases designs are highly desired
  • Experience with full stack web development with Python, SQL, Javascript or related programming/scripting language

Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.